John Edsill, 64, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, February 20, 2014. He was born November 21, 1949 to Merlin and Patricia Edsill in Waterloo, Iowa.
John was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Viet Nam Era. He was a member of Capitol Hill Christian Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Berla; children, Chris (Marianne); Hollie (Brian) Lawry and Erica (Tim) Voll; 7 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way; father, Merlin; siblings, Vicky, Andi and Danny; as well as many friends and extended family.
John was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia; sister, Dianne.
Friends may visit with family from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street in Des Moines. Funeral Services will be held, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Capitol Hill Christian Church, with burial to follow at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel.
Memorial Contributions may be directed to Capitol Hill Christian Church in loving memory of John.
On-line condolences to www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com
Hamilton’s Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street Des Moines, IA 50309
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 23, 2014